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Kenya and Governance

Kenya
  • Capital: Nairobi
  • Population: 40046566
  • Size: 582650.0 Km2

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Securing Nairobi's poor neighbourhoods policy considerations for enhancing community participation
E.A. Maina Ayiera / Centre for Human Rights and Policy Studies 2017
Kenya has grappled with extensive crime and insecurity, ranging from armed robberies, carjacking and street crime, to politically-motivated, ethnically-organised violence, resource conflicts and terror attacks that affect both...
Mitigating electoral conflict in Kenya’s 2017 General Election
K. Wairuri / Centre for Human Rights and Policy Studies 2017
On 8 August 2017 Kenya is expected to conduct a general election in which new representatives at the county and national levels will be elected. This election is likely to be one of the most competitive at the local level yet....
Championing nutrition: effective leadership for action
N. Nisbett; E. Wach; L. Haddad / International Food Policy Research Institute 2016
The calls for strong leadership in the fight against global and national malnutrition have multiplied during the past decade. The role of nutrition champions in advocating for nutrition, formulating policies, and coordinating and impl...
Interrogating Decentralisation in Africa
Shandana Khan Mohmand (ed); M. Loureiro (ed) / Institute of Development Studies UK 2017
This issue of the Open Access IDS Bulletin examines the impact of decentralisation at the local level through detailed case studies of five countries – Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia. The issue deals with all three of...
Do electoral handouts affect voting behavior?
J. Guardado; L. Wantchekon / Afrobarometer 2017
The literature on vote-buying often assumes a complete transaction of cash for votes. While there is ample evidence that candidates target certain voters with cash handouts, it is unclear whether these actually result in highe...
Provision of social protection services by non-state actors in Nyanza Region Kenya : assessing women empowerment
A. Nzioki; W. Mwasiaji / Partnership for African Social and Governance Research 2015
In Kenya, women are more likely than men to suffer poverty and its associated vulnerabilities, mainly because they are excluded from decision-making on economic issues, they have limited access to the factors of production, pa...
Kenya’s regional diplomacy: peripheral or adaptive pragmatism?
K. Emmanuel / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
Kenya has, for some time, been dismissed as a reluctant regional actor. Those who question its influence and lack of leverage in regional geopolitics point to the country’s comparatively better economy and draw attention ...
The role of human rights in climate change adaptation: evidence from civil society in Cambodia and Kenya
Danish Institute for International Studies 2014
Inconsistent climate change policies increase the vulnerability of marginalised populations and lead to resource conflicts. A human rights-based approach can help protect the adaptive capacities of climate vulnerable populations. ...
The East African energy frontier, a decade on
A. Hayman / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
The East Africa region has seen some of the decade’ s largest natural gas and energy finds. However, despite their magnitude, these discoveries have yet to fulfil the promise of social and economic progress. With some sig...
Violent extremism in Africa: public opinion from the Sahel, Lake Chad, and the Horn
Afrobarometer 2016
Over the past two decades, the threat posed by violent extremist groups that espouse fundamentalist religious narratives has grown substantially across Africa (Hallowanger, 2014). The colonial era and the undemocratic rule tha...
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